Got to enjoy a pasta sauce I hadn’t had for awhile the other night. It has tons of veggies and is super simple to make — Spaghetti with Fresh Tomatoes and Rocket (Arugula) or Spaghetti con Pomodori e Rughetta from The Top One Hundred Pasta Sauces by Diane Seed.
1 lb spaghetti
10 oz red ripe plum tomatoes — I use a lot more
4 cloves garlic
2 oz rocket (arugula) — about 1/3 cup chopped — I used about 2-3 times this much
1 1/2 tbsp olive oil
Salt & Black pepper
Skin the tomatoes by first plunging them into boiling water for a few minutes (I have always skipped this step).
Chop finely (I keep them in chunks) and place in a large bowl together with the finely chopped garlic and coarsely chopped rocket (arugula). Add the olive oil and S&P to taste and leave for at least 2 hours.
I was in charge of the sauce…got to enjoy some nice homemade pasta.
Cook the pasta as usual, drain and stir in the sauce.